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West Indies in Australia (1960/61)

1960/61 West Indies in Australia

    Oct 28 - Nov 01 1960

  • Western Australia
    140 and 444/5d
    Western Australia
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    97 and 393 (target: 488)
  • Nov 04 - 08 1960

  • Australian XI
    194 and 384/8 (target: 435)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    289/9d and 339/6d
  • Nov 11 - 15 1960

  • Match drawn
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    South Australia
    279/9d and 44/3d
    South Australia
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    143 and 149/3 (target: 181)
  • Nov 18 - 22 1960

  • West Indians won by an innings and 171 runs
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Victoria
    118 and 204
    Victoria
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    493
  • Nov 25 - 28 1960

  • New South Wales won by an innings and 119 runs
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    New South Wales
    429/6d
    New South Wales
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    111 and 199
  • Dec 02 - 06 1960

  • Match drawn
    Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
    Queensland
    431 and 189/8
    Queensland
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    357
  • Dec 09 - 14 1960

  • 1st Test Match tied
    Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
    Australia
    505 and 232 (target: 233)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    453 and 284
  • Dec 23 - 26 1960

  • New South Wales won by an innings and 97 runs
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    New South Wales
    468
    New South Wales
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    163 and 208 (f/o)
  • Dec 30 1960 - Jan 03 1961

  • 2nd Test Australia won by 7 wickets
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Australia
    348 and 70/3 (target: 67)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    181 and 233 (f/o)
  • Jan 05 - 07 1961

  • West Indians won by 139 runs
    Tasmania Cricket Association Ground, Hobart
    Tasmania Combined XI
    196 and 220 (target: 360)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    286 and 269/5d
  • Jan 09 - 10 1961

  • West Indians won by 6 wickets
    North Tasmania Cricket Association Ground, Launceston
    Tasmania
    123 and 163
    Tasmania
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    210 and 78/4 (target: 77)
  • Jan 13 - 18 1961

  • 3rd Test West Indies won by 222 runs
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Australia
    202 and 241 (target: 464)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    339 and 326
  • Jan 27 - Feb 01 1961

  • 4th Test Match drawn
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Australia
    366 and 273/9 (target: 460)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    393 and 432/6d
  • Feb 10 - 15 1961

  • 5th Test Australia won by 2 wickets
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Australia
    356 and 258/8 (target: 258)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    292 and 321
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Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s
RB Kanhai WI 1960-1961 11 18 1 1093 252 64.29 4 4 0 None None
RB Simpson Aust/AusXI/TasCXI/WAust 1960-1961 8 16 2 989 221* 70.64 2 6 2 None None
NCL O'Neill Aust/AusXI/NSW/TasCXI 1960-1961 9 16 1 845 181 56.33 3 3 2 60+ 0+
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 12 22 3 818 82 43.05 0 10 3 None None
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 12 22 0 804 168 36.54 3 3 2 55+ 1+
FCM Alexander WI 1960-1961 10 19 5 734 108 52.42 1 6 1 42+ 1+
CC Hunte WI 1960-1961 11 20 0 731 110 36.55 2 3 1 36+ 0+
CW Smith WI 1960-1961 11 21 0 560 59 26.66 0 2 1 None None
CC McDonald Aust/AusXI/Vic 1960-1961 7 14 0 522 104 37.28 1 3 0 21+ 0+
SM Nurse WI 1960-1961 10 18 0 498 97 27.66 0 3 2 None None
JS Solomon WI 1960-1961 11 21 3 476 65 26.44 0 2 1 20+ 0+
RN Harvey Aust/AusXI/NSW 1960-1961 7 12 0 469 109 39.08 1 4 1 None None
KD Mackay Aust/Qld 1960-1961 6 11 2 464 173 51.55 1 2 1 21+ 0+
AK Davidson Aust/NSW 1960-1961 6 9 0 381 88 42.33 0 3 0 20+ 1+
PJP Burge Aust/Qld 1960-1961 3 6 0 322 75 53.66 0 3 0 25+ 0+

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot% 4s 6s Bnd%
WW Hall WI 1960-1961 12 22 2084 1109 40 5/63 9/203 27.72 3.19 52.1 4 1 0 None None None None None
AL Valentine WI 1960-1961 11 19 3015 1126 39 5/33 8/153 28.87 2.24 77.3 3 2 0 None None None None None
AK Davidson Aust/NSW 1960-1961 6 12 1519 692 37 6/53 11/222 18.70 2.73 41.0 1 5 1 759+ 79.6* 40+ 0+ 4.19*
LR Gibbs WI 1960-1961 9 16 2986 922 34 5/66 8/112 27.11 1.85 87.8 3 2 0 None None None None None
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 12 20 2848 1209 34 5/63 7/144 35.55 2.54 83.7 1 2 0 None None None None None
R Benaud Aust/NSW 1960-1961 7 13 2571 917 33 5/31 8/199 27.78 2.14 77.9 3 2 0 None None None None None
S Ramadhin WI 1960-1961 7 11 1363 631 24 5/37 10/102 26.29 2.77 56.7 0 3 1 None None None None None
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 12 19 1939 748 22 5/53 6/92 34.00 2.31 88.1 0 1 0 None None None None None
FM Misson Aust/AusXI/NSW 1960-1961 6 11 1129 563 19 4/35 6/124 29.63 2.99 59.4 2 0 0 None None None None None
JW Martin Aust/NSW 1960-1961 5 10 1077 529 18 4/80 7/157 29.38 2.94 59.8 1 0 0 None None None None None
CD Watson WI 1960-1961 7 14 1008 469 13 4/30 4/75 36.07 2.79 77.5 1 0 0 None None None None None
RB Simpson Aust/AusXI/TasCXI/WAust 1960-1961 8 15 1212 515 11 2/18 3/43 46.81 2.54 110.1 0 0 0 None None None None None
DE Hoare Aust/AusXI/WAust 1960-1961 3 6 712 468 10 5/56 6/161 46.80 3.94 71.2 0 1 0 None None None None None
BC Patterson Tas/TasCXI 1961-1961 2 4 264 129 9 6/59 6/62 14.33 2.93 29.3 0 1 0 None None None None None
LF Kline Aust/Vic 1960-1961 3 5 681 316 7 4/93 4/93 45.14 2.78 97.2 1 0 0 None None None None None

First-class

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s
RB Kanhai WI 1960-1961 11 18 1 1093 252 64.29 4 4 0 None None
RB Simpson Aust/AusXI/TasCXI/WAust 1960-1961 8 16 2 989 221* 70.64 2 6 2 None None
NCL O'Neill Aust/AusXI/NSW/TasCXI 1960-1961 9 16 1 845 181 56.33 3 3 2 60+ 0+
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 12 22 3 818 82 43.05 0 10 3 None None
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 12 22 0 804 168 36.54 3 3 2 55+ 1+
FCM Alexander WI 1960-1961 10 19 5 734 108 52.42 1 6 1 42+ 1+
CC Hunte WI 1960-1961 11 20 0 731 110 36.55 2 3 1 36+ 0+
CW Smith WI 1960-1961 11 21 0 560 59 26.66 0 2 1 None None
CC McDonald Aust/AusXI/Vic 1960-1961 7 14 0 522 104 37.28 1 3 0 21+ 0+
SM Nurse WI 1960-1961 10 18 0 498 97 27.66 0 3 2 None None
JS Solomon WI 1960-1961 11 21 3 476 65 26.44 0 2 1 20+ 0+
RN Harvey Aust/AusXI/NSW 1960-1961 7 12 0 469 109 39.08 1 4 1 None None
KD Mackay Aust/Qld 1960-1961 6 11 2 464 173 51.55 1 2 1 21+ 0+
AK Davidson Aust/NSW 1960-1961 6 9 0 381 88 42.33 0 3 0 20+ 1+
PJP Burge Aust/Qld 1960-1961 3 6 0 322 75 53.66 0 3 0 25+ 0+

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot% 4s 6s Bnd%
WW Hall WI 1960-1961 12 22 2084 1109 40 5/63 9/203 27.72 3.19 52.1 4 1 0 None None None None None
AL Valentine WI 1960-1961 11 19 3015 1126 39 5/33 8/153 28.87 2.24 77.3 3 2 0 None None None None None
AK Davidson Aust/NSW 1960-1961 6 12 1519 692 37 6/53 11/222 18.70 2.73 41.0 1 5 1 759+ 79.6* 40+ 0+ 4.19*
LR Gibbs WI 1960-1961 9 16 2986 922 34 5/66 8/112 27.11 1.85 87.8 3 2 0 None None None None None
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 12 20 2848 1209 34 5/63 7/144 35.55 2.54 83.7 1 2 0 None None None None None
R Benaud Aust/NSW 1960-1961 7 13 2571 917 33 5/31 8/199 27.78 2.14 77.9 3 2 0 None None None None None
S Ramadhin WI 1960-1961 7 11 1363 631 24 5/37 10/102 26.29 2.77 56.7 0 3 1 None None None None None
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 12 19 1939 748 22 5/53 6/92 34.00 2.31 88.1 0 1 0 None None None None None
FM Misson Aust/AusXI/NSW 1960-1961 6 11 1129 563 19 4/35 6/124 29.63 2.99 59.4 2 0 0 None None None None None
JW Martin Aust/NSW 1960-1961 5 10 1077 529 18 4/80 7/157 29.38 2.94 59.8 1 0 0 None None None None None
CD Watson WI 1960-1961 7 14 1008 469 13 4/30 4/75 36.07 2.79 77.5 1 0 0 None None None None None
RB Simpson Aust/AusXI/TasCXI/WAust 1960-1961 8 15 1212 515 11 2/18 3/43 46.81 2.54 110.1 0 0 0 None None None None None
DE Hoare Aust/AusXI/WAust 1960-1961 3 6 712 468 10 5/56 6/161 46.80 3.94 71.2 0 1 0 None None None None None
BC Patterson Tas/TasCXI 1961-1961 2 4 264 129 9 6/59 6/62 14.33 2.93 29.3 0 1 0 None None None None None
LF Kline Aust/Vic 1960-1961 3 5 681 316 7 4/93 4/93 45.14 2.78 97.2 1 0 0 None None None None None

Tests

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd% Dot Dot%
NCL O'Neill Aust 1960-1961 5 10 0 522 181 52.20 630+ 2.52* 90.0* 1 3 1 60 0 4.76* 496+ 78.7*
RB Kanhai WI 1960-1961 5 10 0 503 117 50.30 None None None 2 2 0 65 2 None None None
FCM Alexander WI 1960-1961 5 10 2 484 108 60.50 605+ 2.66* 100.8* 1 5 1 42 1 3.80* 464+ 76.6*
RB Simpson Aust 1960-1961 5 10 1 445 92 49.44 652+ 2.43* 108.6* 0 4 1 33 0 3.37* 513+ 78.6*
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 5 10 0 430 168 43.00 509+ 3.10* 84.8* 2 1 1 55 1 6.28* 377+ 74.0*
CC Hunte WI 1960-1961 5 10 0 377 110 37.70 587+ 2.34* 97.8* 1 2 0 36 0 3.40* 461+ 78.5*
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 5 10 0 375 82 37.50 None None None 0 5 2 50 1 None None None
CC McDonald Aust 1960-1961 5 10 0 337 91 33.70 520+ 2.38* 74.2* 0 3 0 21 0 2.11* 398+ 76.5*
KD Mackay Aust 1960-1961 5 9 2 289 74 41.28 555+ 1.76* 111.0* 0 2 1 21 0 1.62* 460+ 82.8*
JS Solomon WI 1960-1961 5 10 1 250 65 27.77 None None None 0 1 1 20 0 None None None
PJP Burge Aust 1961-1961 2 4 0 215 68 53.75 383+ 1.89* 191.5* 0 2 0 25 0 3.91* 327+ 85.3*
AK Davidson Aust 1960-1961 4 7 0 212 80 30.28 425+ 2.37* 70.8* 0 1 0 20 1 4.00* 338+ 79.5*
CW Smith WI 1960-1961 4 8 0 206 55 25.75 202+ 3.53* 50.5* 0 1 0 31 1 9.40* 155+ 76.7*
R Benaud Aust 1960-1961 5 9 0 194 77 21.55 None None None 0 2 0 18 0 None None None
SM Nurse WI 1960-1961 3 6 0 181 70 30.16 453+ 1.68* 113.2* 0 1 0 10 0 1.32* 376+ 83.0*

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot% 4s 6s Bnd%
AK Davidson Aust 1960-1961 4 8 1391 612 33 6/53 11/222 18.54 2.63 42.1 0 5 1 759+ 79.6* 40+ 0+ 4.19*
R Benaud Aust 1960-1961 5 10 2145 779 23 5/96 8/199 33.86 2.17 93.2 2 1 0 1061+ 83.3* 43+ 1+ 3.45*
WW Hall WI 1960-1961 5 10 1158 616 21 5/63 9/203 29.33 3.19 55.1 2 1 0 495+ 76.9* 27+ 0+ 4.19*
LR Gibbs WI 1961-1961 3 6 1538 395 19 5/66 8/112 20.78 1.54 80.9 1 2 0 890+ 86.5* 24+ 0+ 2.33*
GS Sobers WI 1960-1961 5 9 1528 588 15 5/120 5/151 39.20 2.30 101.8 0 1 0 581+ 75.6* 24+ 0+ 3.12*
AL Valentine WI 1960-1961 5 9 1364 533 14 4/67 8/153 38.07 2.34 97.4 2 0 0 681+ 80.6* 35+ 1+ 4.26*
FMM Worrell WI 1960-1961 5 9 1072 357 10 3/27 4/61 35.70 1.99 107.2 0 0 0 524+ 81.8* 10+ 1+ 1.71*
FM Misson Aust 1960-1961 3 6 741 373 9 4/58 4/116 41.44 3.02 82.3 1 0 0 287+ 76.3* 15+ 1+ 4.25*
KD Mackay Aust 1960-1961 5 8 756 287 6 3/75 3/115 47.83 2.27 126.0 0 0 0 367+ 81.1* None None None
RB Simpson Aust 1960-1961 5 9 568 217 6 2/18 3/43 36.16 2.29 94.6 0 0 0 325+ 79.6* 14+ 0+ 3.43*
JW Martin Aust 1960-1961 3 6 512 255 5 3/56 3/88 51.00 2.98 102.4 0 0 0 396 77.3 32 1 6.44
LF Kline Aust 1960-1961 2 4 438 223 3 3/52 3/66 74.33 3.05 146.0 0 0 0 None None None None None
S Ramadhin WI 1960-1961 2 3 296 138 3 1/21 2/117 46.00 2.79 98.6 0 0 0 137+ 77.8* 11+ 0+ 6.25*
I Meckiff Aust 1960-1961 2 4 320 234 2 1/74 1/86 117.00 4.38 160.0 0 0 0 None None None None None
CD Watson WI 1960-1961 1 2 168 105 2 1/32 2/105 52.50 3.75 84.0 0 0 0 109 64.8 9 0 5.35